a Ruby wrapper for ffprobe (which is part of ffmpeg)
ffprobe gathers information from multimedia streams and prints it in human- and machine-readable fashion.
Add this line to your application's Gemfile:
And then execute:
Or install it yourself as:
$ gem install ffprober
require 'ffprober' ffprobe = Ffprober::Parser.from_file("my_awesome_video.mp4") ffprobe.size #=> 44772490
tested with ffprobe version 0.9 upto 4.3.1
according to ffmpeg changelog json output was added in version 0.9
Improve FFMPEG version detection
help me collecting various version outputs of fprobe/ffmpeg
ffprobe -versionon your system
- open an issue and send the output to me along with the expected version
Ffprober is tested under 2.4, 2.5, 2.6 and 2.7.
- Michael B. Kulik
Copyright (c) 2011 Benjamin Fritsch.
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